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James Eddy: Credit-card swipe fees cost everyone dearly, need oversight

“Just like the utility companies that provide electricity, water, and gas to our locations, we have no alternatives when it comes to swipe fees and no choice but to build them into our pricing,” writes James Eddy, a third-generation restaurateur. “The bottom line is that everything is more expensive because of swipe fees — no matter how you pay. It’s time for a change to the system.”


Restaurant and retail health inspections for Sept. 15

Bo Lings, Nina’s Mexican Food & Desserts, T-Rex Cafe, Stix Legends, Jose Pepper’s Border Grill & Cantina, One Eyed Jacks FSB, the Drunken Fish, KC Sushi, Newport Grill/Paradise Diner, Price Chopper in Grandview, Taqueria Mexico, Westport Cafe & Bar, China King, El Pulgarcito, McCoy’s Public House & Brewkitchen, McDonald’s on Troost, Pierpont’s and Taqueria Tacos El Tio.

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